Maltas Auxiliaries

Normed originally from personnel drawn from the banks, the Stock Exchange and similar institutions in the ‘square mile’ of the City of London, 600 Squadron has a permanent place of honour in the wartime history of Malta. During its brief time on the island, the Auxiliary Air Force unit became a seasoned, and very successful, night predator.

When war broke out, 600 was operating Bristol Blenheim Ifs in the night defence role moving, in turn, to Northolt, Manston, Hornchurch, Catterick and Colerne, and ending up at Predannack in October 1941. While at the Cornish airfield, it converted to the Beaufighter

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Flooding in Sicily, has died. Video


23.11.11.Chetyre people were killed in floods and landslides in Sicily. In the province of Messina for the last day had the monthly rainfall. The streets of the town Barchelona turned into rivers. Destroying several houses, blocked major roads.

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Mount Etna in Sicily gave fire show

January 24, 2013. Since the second half of last Tuesday and ending Wednesday morning, volcano Etna Sicily suit most real fire show. Emissions of lava and ash accompanied buzz that could be heard for several kilometers from the epicenter of the eruption.

According to the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, the activity observed in the new crater on the southeast side of Mount Etna, according to the portal "Italy in Russian." The daily lives of local residents, as well as the work of a new airport eruption Etna had no impact.

It clarifies the "Wikipedia" Etna —

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In Sicily, the massive failure of electronics


10.06.11.Stranny phenomenon is registered on the Italian island of Sicily for over a week, as the electronic digital clock is 10-20 minutes a day, many of the islanders.

Unusual phenomenon reported in many cities of Sicily, and the first time so massively. The phenomenon has become a real mystery, since there is no one able to establish the cause.

Meanwhile, residents of the island continued to experience minor discomfort from being late for the bus, train, to delays at work or school. And in fact, as can be logically explained by the fact that at the same time over

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In Sicily, Mount Etna has intensified. 4 Video


13.01.11.Sirakuzy.Na intensified Mount Etna in Sicily, RSN. Currently, high in the sky from the crater to the south-eastern slope of the break out pieces of burning rock, heard the roar and felt tremors soil.

Experts say that while there is no emission of lava and ash. While it is difficult to predict the exact time of the eruption, not even known whether it will at all.

Civil Protection in Sicily are on high alert.


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An earthquake with magnitude 4.2 occurred near Sicily in Southern Italy

Earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred on Saturday evening in southern Italy, between the island of Ustica and the coast of Sicily, said the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology.

The epicenter was located at a depth of about 10 kilometers from the earth's surface and 33 miles north of Palermo. Tremors in 21.34 (00.34 MSK) clearly felt many residents of the regional administrative center, especially those who live on the upper floors of buildings. Employees Fire Sicily recorded hundreds of phone calls concerned citizens. Many of them are in a panic to flee their homes for

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Element: Etna eruption

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On the night of February 9, woke up again Mount Etna on the Italian island of Sicily. He threw a cloud of ash into the sky and lava izvergnul. Etna — the most active and the highest volcano in Europe.

It is located in the eastern part of the Italian island of Sicily near the cities of Messina and Catania. Its eruptions sometimes last for several days, leading to the closure of a nearby airport.

Etna volcano reawakened

The most spectacular New Year's fireworks on Thursday called the awakening of the volcano Etna in Sicily. The first in 2012, the eruption of the largest active volcano in Europe comes just 50 days after the previous one.

External signs of the activity of Etna were no less spectacular than 18 eruptions recorded in the previous year. This time, a column of smoke and ash that rose to a height of five thousand meters, not even brought to short closure of the international airport of Catania, which is located at the foot of the volcano, but as a precaution

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Etna volcano eruption threatens Settlements

Sicily has had an new crater of Etna, which is actively spewing lava, volcanic ash and smoke.

A cloud of volcanic ash and smoke razrostaetsya eyes and tightens the sky over the island of Sicily.

Etna is the biggest threat to the port city of Catania. The city is located on the eastern coast of Sicily at the foot of Mount Etna.

Guide Catania Fontanarossa Airport, which is located 5 km from the city, was forced to delay flights. Every hour, take to the sky no more than 6 aircraft.   Now for the Etna volcano closely watched

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Aetna angrier and more active

Mount Etna, located in Italy, in a special tranquility at all lately not glory, but in the last days, he decided to remind myself that active. By the way, a mysterious change in the course of electronic hours of Sicily may well be explained by volcanic exactly nuanced, although a direct link (as well as the official explanation) scientists to have discovered.

Aetna now ready to stop the Italian air traffic, and the Sicily may well pour lava and sprinkle the ashes. For the current year Etna reminds himself six times, so much afraid of suspicious activity specialists, for

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